Policy & Funding

Contract to build first phase of Purple Line Extension moved to full Board of Directors

The Metro Board of Directors’ Construction Committee Thursday morning took up the issue of the contract to build the 3.9-mile first phase of the Purple Line Extension between Wilshire/Western and Wilshire/La Cienega. The Metro staff report explaining the recommendation is above. Staff has recommended that the $1.6-billion project be awarded [continue reading]

Other actions taken by Metro Board of Directors today — station names, L.A. River in-channel bike path, promoting discounted fares

Three other actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their meeting today that might be of interest: •The Board approved the following official name changes to Metro Rail stations, although signage will often continue to reflect shorter names: –The Blue Line’s Grand Station becomes the ‘Grand/Los Angeles Trade-Technical College [continue reading]


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